Support Our Schools (SOS) Initiative Announces the return of the “Random Acts of Kindness” Campaign for Kent County Public Schools

The members of the Support Our Schools (SOS) initiative are pleased to announce the return of the Random Acts of Kindness campaign for Kent County Public Schools. Our goal is to raise $5,000 to help ensure every child gets to fully participate in school. All of Kent County’s public schools are considered high poverty schools. […]

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The Little Prince Opens February 16th 2018 at the Garfield Center for the Arts

The Garfield Center for the Arts opens its 2018 season of plays with Antoinne de St. Exupéry’s The Little Prince on February 16th 2018 at 8pm. A beautiful portrayal of the importance of imagination, this story teaches us valuable lessons in loss, heartbreak and death, while showing us that imagination and understanding are some of […]

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Not Just Crosses and Cathedrals: How Medieval Art Matters Today

(Chestertown RiverArts) Medieval art can feel very distant from the beliefs and concerns of today’s world, but when we move beyond the most familiar works to explore the Middle Ages more broadly, we can find insights onto many of today’s most pressing concerns. How do humans relate to the natural world? What do we have […]

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RiverArts 9th Annual “Paint the Town”: A Plein Air Festival on the Eastern Shore of MD for Art Lovers and Collectors

(RiverArts 9th Annual “Paint the Town”: A Plein Air Festival) After a brutally cold winter, what better way to savor the warmth and beauty of early spring than to come to RiverArts 9th Annual “Paint the Town”, April 26-29, 2018 where more than fifty talented artists will paint Chestertown and the surrounding countryside and waterways. […]

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The Poetics of Eros: A Valentine’s Day Tea and Talk with Professor Elena Deanda

Washington College’s very own Elena Deanda-Camacho will be giving a faculty tea and talk on Wednesday, February 14, as part of the spring Literary House Series. The event will be held at 4:30 p.m. in the Rose O’Neill Literary House, and it is free and open to the public. Elena Deanda-Camacho is an associate professor […]

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Visitors Policy Changes at University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown

(Chester River Health Foundation) We are in the midst of a severe influenza (“flu”) season and activity is high across the region and the United States. Shore Regional Health is seeing increased admissions and Emergency Department visits for influenza like illness (ILI). Because our top priority is the health and safety of our patients, staff, […]

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Chester River Chorale launches River Voices, Hires Assistant Director

The Chester River Chorale is pleased to announce the formation of River Voices, a community outreach ensemble. This small group of highly skilled volunteer singers is drawn from the membership of the Chester River Chorale and its auditioned chamber chorus, the Chester Chamber Singers. Michelle Sensenig has recently accepted the newly created position of Assistant […]

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“Colorblind: The Art of Black and White” and Joanne Scott Retrospective Open Friday at RiverArts

(Chestertown RiverArts) The RiverArts galleries offer two exceptional exhibits for the month of February. Opening reception is First Friday, February 2, 2018 5 to 8 pm. In the main gallery, ‘Colorblind: The Art of Black and White,” artists invite viewers to discover the power and beauty of an image reduced to its essential black and […]

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New Edible Education Series Starts the Semester With Film Screening of “Farmers for America”

Washington College’s Center for Environment & Society kicks off its new Edible Education series with a film screening of Farmers for America on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. This event, in the Norman James Theater, is free and open to the public. Narrated by Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs, Farmers for America is […]

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